*“The X Factor’s” Astro, aka Brian Bradley, posted a photo of himself and producer Pharrell Williams from the recording studio on his Facebook page, along with the message, “Me and the man himself, Skateboard P. Better known as Pharrell.”

Astro’s “X Factor” mentor, Epic Records exec L.A. Reid, told reporters recently that the youngster is in Miami hard at work on his debut album with several producers, including Pharrell.

Since the show ended, Astro has also been featured on Cher Lloyd’s “Want You Back” and appeared on CBS’ freshman drama, “Person of Interest.”

Reid also signed “X Factor performers Marcus Canty and Chris Rene. Rene recently released a streaming studio version of his original song, “Young Homie,” ahead of its iTunes release. And Canty tweeted that his first single, “Won’t Make A Fool of You,” will hit iTunes next week.